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Original Oyster House

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
+1 251-948-2445
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese grits” (249 reviews)
“oysters” (336 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
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1 - 10 of 2,464 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had fish and fried shrimp with their special garlic shrimp sauce which was really good! The waiter was very friendly and helpful. We would go again.

Thank lesnkc
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love seafood. My husband not so much, but each beach trip we go to one seafood place so I can get a fix. After reading reviews and getting a personal recommendation we decided to dine here. I’m so heartbroken to have wasted my seafood...More

Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 2 days ago

I’ve been coming to this restaurant for over 10 years and I’m never disappointed. The whole broiled flounder is great and the fish of the day is always good blackened or pecan crusted. The oysters on the half shell are great! They also have really...More

Thank Valarie P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best meal we had during our week at the beach. Food was delicious and pretty reasonably priced, and the service was great too. The salad bar was well stocked and fresh.

Thank kyblueskies
Reviewed 1 week ago

What great appetizers and drinks are served while waiting on a table!! The bar staff are gregarious, and the friend mozzarella chese is to die for! It is not those sticks, but fresh cheese, cut, dipped, and fried!!

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had the fried shrimp. She loved them. I had never had oysters before. Decided to try the Char-grilled Oysters. They were very good!! I will definitely get them again. The service was great too! The salad bar was very well stocked. Try the...More

Thank Danny T
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Danny, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Fire Grilled Oysters and Fried Shimp. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were excited to try the original oyster. We walked a mile and waited for 45 minutes which we did not mind because we love good food. We ordered to share the baked stump Alfredo and Dave oysters and the jo and...More

1  Thank LainieT
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lainie, We apologize for your less than positive experience at our restaurant. Please know we take our customers’ feedback seriously and are looking into your concerns. In an effort to earn back your trust/hear about your experience, please consider allowing our restaurant manager to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Original Oyster House in Gulf Shores opened around 1983 and is still a fun place to visit. We visited on a weekday and several locals were there for lunch. It was not crowded when we were there but I think you can expect a...More

Thank DennisFromTexas
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dennis, Thank you for your feedback. Our priority is to provide great food and experience - we are glad you received that. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the special, red snapper topped with crab stuffing and another red snapper filet topped with a cajun sauce. It was really good, but a very large portion. We also had stuffed crabs that were good, just a little salty for our taste. The...More

Thank G6720TXkarenb
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and received exceptional service. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went here on our short vacation to Gulf shores and it was soo good! My husband had the special which was a fish covered in tasso ham and sausage gravy and stuffed with crab stuffing. He couldn't even finish his sides...More

Thank ah20172018
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! Our priority is to provide great food and experience - we are glad you received that. We look forward to your next visit!

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Peggy M
27 March 2018|
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Response from BadgerRay | Reviewed this property |
Only for 8 or more diners.
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Stephen P
7 August 2016|
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Response from cindyannsmith | Reviewed this property |
I would think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-2445
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